Just a quick reminder that the annual Dirty Dozen bike race is Saturday, November 28, 2015. Cyclists pedal around the city and tackle 13 of the steepest hills. It is an exciting race to watch.
If you go, please be very careful and stay out of the way of cyclists and support vehicles. It is best to go to a hill way ahead of the pack, park out of the way and wait. I wouldn’t plan on trying to drive to all of the hills. Pick one to start and then skip the next few and head to another hill.… Read the rest
For those of you who like browsing photos of houses around town – take a look at this post that I wrote for Habilu.com – which includes a list 5 Pittsburgh house blogs to check out.
Habilu.com is a new Pittsburgh startup that helps you find the best real estate agent for buying or selling your home. If you are a looking to buy a house (or sell a house) take a moment to create a profile on Habilu.
If you are looking for more on Pittsburgh house histories you can pick up a copy of Rick Sebak‘s DVD Houses… Read the rest
If you follow @IheartPGH on twitter – you know that I am a devoted Blackberry user. I am constantly being asked why I use such a device when I could just “get an iphone.” I am loyal to the Blackberry. Until this week – something happened – that may be the reason I need to get an iphone – it is for the sake of all things Pittsburgh.
Meet the app that may make me break up with my Blackberry (I might say that my relationship has been one of the longest and best of my life) – Yinztagram.
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So, in Pittsburgh we have two layers of community – the neighborhoods and the ethnicity – and sometimes we have ethnic neighborhoods. We love greek food festivals – we love any food festivals but especially Greek food festivals. A few years ago I even met a lovely couple who met while volunteering at their churches Greek food festival.
This week it is all about the Greek.
First up the Greek Food Festival in Ambridge – get your fill of delicious greek food Wednesday – Saturday at the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church.
Another great tradition, and I am thinking of… Read the rest
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not with the sound of music, but with the sound of cyclists and Rick Sebak brought some video cameras along. Tonight (Wednesday, January 26) and I am sure many other times because these things do get repeated – Rick Sebak’s show Its Pittsburgh takes a look at The Dirty Dozen. The Dirty Dozen is an “unofficial” bicycle race that goes something like 58 miles up and down 13 of the steepest streets in Pittsburgh, including Canton Avenue, arguably the steepest public street in the world).
Make sure you check out the The Dirty Dozen website here… Read the rest